CIVIL rights activist Chama Fumba popularly known as Pilato says the defamation of the President charge is not a necessary law in a democratic country as it has potential to instill fear in those who want to question power holders. In a post shared on his Facebook page, Fumba said although he did not agree with PF’s Raphael Nakacinda’s sentiments, charging him with defamation of the President was misplaced. “Arresting Mr Nakacinda for defamation of the President is misplaced. While we do not agree with his sentiments and whatever he was trying to achieve with that statement, it is a weak blow to arrest him for defamation. If the police officers do not have a credible charge for the man,…...

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